Robert Israel

Tuesday lunchtime lecture series: Current creative research of D|MA faculty

November 8, 2005, 12:00 pm   » 

The faculty of Design | Media Arts represent the diversity of interests along with the interdisciplinary tendencies and innovative hybridity that the department promotes and nurtures in their students. The Fall seminar will focus on their most current creative research that is either at the beginning conceptual phase or in the midst of production. This gives the audience a rare glimpse into the creative process at an early stage along with all the considerations and issues that have to be addressed in order to produce a successful project.

Robert Israel is a set and costume designer for opera and theater. His work has been seen at the Lincoln Center Theater, the Metropolitan Opera , the National Operas in London and Tokyo, the Paris Opera, Vienna and many other international locations. Israel's costume drawings are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an Obie award. He is currently working on productions of Peter Grimes in Zurich, Verdi's Macbeth in Seattle and Shakespeare's King Lear at The Center Stage in Baltimore. Israel has designed the world premieres of four operas by Philip Glass and is the former Chairman of the Theater Department at UCLA.

All lectures are streamed live.

More info

EDA  (Map)
Broad Art Center
240 Charles E. Young Drive, Room 1250
Los Angeles, CA 90095
+Parking is $12 all day, and is available in structure 3, adjacent to the building. For more information, call 310.825.9007.